Constance of Castile (1354–1394)

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Constance of Castile (1354–1394)

Spanish noblewoman and duchess of Lancaster. Name variations: Constanza. Born in Castrojeriz, Castile, 1354; died at Leicester Castle, Leicestershire, England, Mar 24, 1394; dau. of Peter the Cruel, king of Castile and Leon (r. 1350–1369), and Marie de Padilla (1335–1365); became 2nd wife of John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster, Sept 21, 1371; children: Catherine of Lancaster (1372–1418, who m. Henry III, king of Castile); John (1374–1375).

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